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“Our Role Starts Today” – Youth and Democracy at the Civil Society Forum

The Swedish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Sida and the Raoul Wallenberg Institute hosted this year’s Civil Society Forum. An open panel discussion was held with four young human rights advocates regarding the role of young people in overcoming shrinking civic space.   Topics included the democratic inclusion of youth, the role of young people and civil society in…

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Join the Swedish Government’s annual civil society forum

The Minister for International Development Cooperation Peter Eriksson is welcoming you to join the conversation between September 14 at 15.00 and September 16 (CET) on the shrinking democratic space. Government ministers and civil society members will also discuss what we can do to support the poorest and most vulnerable who are hard hit by the…